General News

Walk & Roll to School on April 19!

April 13, 2017 In partnership with Safe Routes to School, SFDS is participating in this year's Walk & Roll to School Day on Wednesday, April 19.  Parent and teacher chaperones will meet students at various locations close to SFDS and we will walk and ride to school together (biking is for grades 3 and up... » read more

7th Graders Publish Short Stories

March 29, 2017 All first semester, our seventh-grade English students studied the art of the short story, with a particular focus on the Bildungsroman. They carefully read several coming-of-age stories, from the well-anthologized, “Raymond’s Run” by Toni Cade Bambara, to a lesser known story “The Stolen Party” by... » read more

7th Grade Identity Comics

March 03, 2017 After close reading of the graphic novel American Born Chinese by Gene Leung Yang, the seventh graders examined the theme of identity as it came up in the novel. Three questions surfaced from the three story lines: When have you questioned an aspect of your identity? When have you hidden an aspect... » read more

Thank You, Raise Your Hand Supporters!

February 27, 2017 On February 15, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom delivered the keynote address at this year's Raise Your Hand dinner in support of Breakthrough SF.  Now in its seventh year, the Raise Your Hand event provides essential financial support for Breakthrough's high-impact programming... » read more

A Sunny Day in the Panhandle

February 20, 2017 San Francisco Day School families were rewarded with great weather at the February Panhandle Work Day.  Students and their families took turns working with shovels, rakes, and even wheelbarrows to beautify and nurture our local park.  Our final Panhandle Work Day of the school year takes... » read more

SFDS Winter Sports Season Wrap-Up

February 13, 2017 This year's winter sports season came to a swift conclusion. In the final week, 5th through 8th grade boys and 7th and 8th grade girls competed in basketball while our 5th and 6th grade girls took to the pitch in soccer. All in all, it was hard-fought season with each team showing their mettle. It... » read more

8th Graders Perform Mockingbird Monologues

February 09, 2017 After completing the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, the eighth graders each adopted one character from the book. Individually, the students jumped into the shoes of this character and wrote an original monologue in the voice of the character. They tackled big issues like racism, social... » read more

Coding and Design in 2nd Grade

February 03, 2017 The second graders are hard at work "coding" Victorian features in Hopscotch!  Students will use their knowledge of geometry, the Hopscotch app, and Victorian features to create dream homes to be added to their Digital Portfolios. Click the links below to watch their work in action! Student... » read more

First Grade Community Project

February 03, 2017 The First Grade SFDS Community Project wrapped up in February after our firsties created many new friendships within the school community. During this project, the students learn about community by selecting a community member to learn about and get to know.  In order to get to know each other... » read more
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